Interpreter salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 1,354 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Interpreters make?
The average total salary for a Interpreter is $34,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,354 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Interpreter and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Interpreter salary can vary between $16,500 to $73,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Interpreter salary by location

Interpreter salary by company

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Rochester Institute Of Technology, Monroe County, NY
13 income tax records
$37K – $73K
On Line Interpreters, El Paso County, TX
14 income tax records
$16K – $50K

Interpreter demographics in United States

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54% are single
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46% are married
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41% have kids
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52% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Interpreters in United States

1,354 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a interpreter in the United States is $34,500 per year. Interpreter salaries in the United States can vary between $16,500 to $73,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,354 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as interpreter.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for interpreters in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($59,500 a year), Denver Metro Area, CO ($47,500 a year), and Philadelphia Metro Area, PA ($45,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.